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    Hotel Vista de Olas

    Vista de Olas Dr. | Mal Pais de Cobano Apto.#93, Mal Pais 5361, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent85%
    • Very good9%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travelers talk about
    “atv tour” (112 reviews)
    “swim up bar” (31 reviews)
    “living social” (26 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
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    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed February 12, 2014

    We luckily came across this Hotel on Living social, and couldn't be happier with the decision to go here for our honeymoon! It was the most amazing experience, from sleeping to enjoying the sunset views, drinks by the pool and activities that the staff so...More

    Thank Jillian D
    Reviewed February 10, 2014

    We booked our trip through a living social deal with little prior information about the area. All I can say is that it was an amazing adventure from beginning to end. I can't say enough about the staff, especially Heidi who went out of her...More

    Thank Christi D
    Reviewed February 6, 2014

    We booked our stay after purchasing a Living Social deal online. I'm SO glad we did! We traveled exclusively to Mal Pais and spent 8 amazing days there. Vista de Olas was absolutely wonderful. Everything from the restaurant and swim up bar, the incredible view...More

    Thank Lynnjennphill
    Reviewed February 4, 2014

    Me and my girlfriend had the pleasure of staying at Hotel Vista de Olas, and it was a trip we will not forget. the staff was friendly, the villas in which you stay are private and the pool is amazing. We came from the California...More

    Thank AustinLeach
    Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

    I hardly know how to begin. This little corner of costa rica is so so wonderful. Hard to get to and far less developed than I'm accustomed to in the states and Caribbean, it's a little slice of heaven on earth. The Vista has a...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $157 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Mal Pais
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Mal Pais
    • #4 Family Hotel in Mal Pais
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Mal Pais
    • Also Known As
    • Vista De Olas Mal Pais ,
    • Hotel Vista De Olas Costa Rica/Mal Pais
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    Traveler (471)
    Pool & Beach (183)
    Room & Suite (114)
    Dining (74)
    Hotel & Grounds (313)
    Bathroom (13)
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    Joy G
    March 13, 2017|
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    Response from Francesca R | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think so..but sunset in Santa Teresa beach is magic anyway... Maybe you can ask some local there
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    Kelsey B
    March 4, 2017|
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    Response from Michelle r |
    we only stayed here one night on our travels further up the peninsula so we did not utilize their excursions. however, in our brief stay everyone was very friendly so I would recommend calling and asking. we speak very... More
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    Melvin M
    February 16, 2017|
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    Response from Kirsten S |
    You can rent them directly from the Hotel, that what I did when I stayed. The price varies depending on how many days you use the ATV for. Either way i found it to be affordable and well needed.
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    "Stayed in Villa #3, best view of them all."
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    "Some rooms have a view and some have indoor showers/bathrooms. You can request what you prefer."
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    "all villas have views"
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    "All of the rooms are quiet as the villas are situated in private areas"
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